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Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

I would like to start this review with the simple fact that I wanted MORE! The end came and went, and all I wanted was MORE adventures with Gustave the most amazing concierge ever! 498 more words

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Period film: Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

After her husband passes away, 70-year-old Laura Henderson (Judi Dench) decides that it’s time to find some hobbies to keep herself occupied. Ever the eccentric, when a friend tells her to “buy things,” she buys an old theater instead of jewelery or clothes. 502 more words

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Period film: Jersey Boys (2014)

My favorite journalism professor from my undergraduate years always told his classes, “Every great story has a Detroit connection.” This is true of the tale of Frankie Valli’s rise to fame, which has now been chronicled on the big screen in… 394 more words

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Belle

Belle is a beautiful period piece with a message and emotion. I might add that it is directed by a woman, Amma Asante,¬†which I think attributes to why it’s so good. 463 more words

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